Agricultural Services News

Pest Inspections to Begin in Greenview

Pest inspections will soon be taking place in Greenview for the 2018 season.  Please be advised that the Pest Inspectors based in Greenview’s Valleyview and Grovedale offices will be out and about conducting various surveys, including surveys for clubroot and grasshoppers, on municipal and private lands.  You may see a white Greenview vehicle near your property and an inspector in a high visibility vest performing pest inspections, so please be considerate of their safety. Please keep in mind that the Pest Control Act grants an inspector right of entry onto private land during reasonable hours (Alberta Pest Control Act RSA 2000...

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Tall Buttercup/Burdock Control Incentive Program

Are you having a problem with Tall Buttercup? Did you know that under the Alberta Weed Control Act that it is designated a noxious and must be controlled? Did you know this plant is also toxic to livestock? Greenview has a new Buttercup/Burdock Control Incentive Program! There are information packages available at the Field Services Office in Valleyview as well as the Grovedale Operations Office, or clink on this link! Other methods of control: - Grazing is not recommended as the plant is toxic. - Cultivation (multiple times in a season) and seeding to an annual crop has proven effective, buttercup...

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Farm Energy Agri-Processing (FEAP) Program Open

www.agriculture.alberta.ca/feap FEAP is a combination of two discontinued GF2 programs: On-Farm Energy Management Program Accelerating Agricultural Innovation Program (Stream C) By combining these two programs, a single program can be offered across the whole agricultural value-chain, for energy efficiency and energy management projects.

Program Description:

The Farm Energy and Agri-Processing Program shares costs with the agriculture and agri-processing sector on energy efficiency investments.  The Program is designed to encourage energy management which will result in cost savings, energy conservation, and ultimately, reduced greenhouse gas emissions. The Program offers financial support, subject to financial constraint, to Applicants who incorporate high efficiency equipment that is identified...

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AAAF Memorial Bursary

The bursary is intended for students continuing their education at a College or University. Students must be enrolled in an agricultural or environmental science program. There is a $1000 bursary available in each calendar year for each of the 5 provincial regions of the Association of Alberta Agricultural Fieldmen. AAAF Memorial Bursary Application Form The Association of Alberta Agricultural Fieldmen, as an ongoing tribute to active or retired AAAF members who pass away, and in the spirit of continuing education valued by our Association, created the AAAF Memorial Bursary. Students must be enrolled in an agricultural or environmental science program.  There is a...

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WORKPLACE LEGISLATION FOR FARMS – Frequently Asked Questions

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